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Mighty Mitch: How Marsh can silence boo brigade in quest for World Cup glory

Mighty Mitch: How Marsh can silence boo brigade in quest for World Cup glory

Even some of the all-rounder’s harshest critics will have to swallow their words if the West Australian delivers the goods in the Twenty20 World Cup.

  • by Andrew Wu

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Stoinis included for T20 World Cup opener as all-rounders preferred

Stoinis included for T20 World Cup opener as all-rounders preferred

The all-rounder will play in Australia’s opening Twenty20 World Cup match as they look to strengthen a flaky batting line-up.

  • by Malcolm Conn
Sixers coach defends Healy as patchy run prompts criticism

Sixers coach defends Healy as patchy run prompts criticism

Ben Sawyer said he had no concerns over the veteran star despite a run of low scores in the recent India series, but admitted the batter had expressed frustrations over her recent form. 

  • by Sarah Keoghan
Three areas where Australia can find a Twenty20 edge

Three areas where Australia can find a Twenty20 edge

Twenty20 analysts have suggested three key improvements to Australia’s approach heading into the T20 World Cup.

  • by Daniel Brettig
There can only be one winner with cricket’s Cups overflowing

There can only be one winner with cricket’s Cups overflowing

A tipping point has been reached in cricket, and the Australian men’s set-up is characteristically late in coming to grips with it.

  • by Malcolm Knox
‘I’m expecting him to come’: Lyon backs Stokes for late Ashes call-up

‘I’m expecting him to come’: Lyon backs Stokes for late Ashes call-up

Nathan Lyon believes England’s talisman Ben Stokes will be a surprise call-up for the Ashes, after photos emerged of the injured all-rounder back in the nets.

  • by Malcolm Conn
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Warner’s lean run leaves selectors with test of faith

Warner’s lean run leaves selectors with test of faith

Marcus Stoinis and Matthew Wade are options at the top of the order if selectors opt to move on David Warner, but it would be a major deviation from a strategy selection chairman Trevor Hohns said was well advanced as far back as June.

  • by Andrew Wu
Aussie star in doubt for biggest events in women’s game after ACL tear

Aussie star in doubt for biggest events in women’s game after ACL tear

Georgia Wareham has already been ruled out of the rest of this season’s WBBL, and is in extreme doubt to take part in the Ashes and the World Cup in New Zealand.

  • by Andrew Wu
Pucovski giving Ashes rivals big head start

Pucovski giving Ashes rivals big head start

The gates have well and truly crashed back in the race to the Gabba but while the scores mount for Usman Khawaja and Travis Head, Will Pucovski is still in the starting stalls.

  • by Andrew Wu
Farewell Patto, Australia’s biggest ‘what if’ since Bruce Reid

Farewell Patto, Australia’s biggest ‘what if’ since Bruce Reid

It’s a long time since a top-class Australian fast bowler finished without being able to give full account of his ability.

  • by Daniel Brettig
Smith says India favourites for T20 World Cup after warm-up loss

Smith says India favourites for T20 World Cup after warm-up loss

Steve Smith has declared India the team to beat in the Twenty20 World Cup after they easily accounted for a struggling Australia in a practice match.

  • by Malcolm Conn